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good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. >> and i'm robin roberts. it's tuesday, november 9th. and breaking news this morning. stranded at sea. a carnival cruise ship remains adrift off mexico, with over 4,000 people onboard after an engine fire. the latest on the rescue underway. also breaking, the president's trip to indonesia could be cut short by that exploding volcano. justice. the death penalty for one of the men who killed dr. william petit's family. we talk to the jurors who handed down the verdict in this
horrific crime. and charlie sheen breaks his silence. what he says now about that night in new york that made headlines everywhere. >> i had one bad night. and everybody goes insane and panics. you know? i'm not panicking. good morning, everyone. george, you know, it's hard to imagine, what dr. petit had been going through, especially these last three weeks, listening to the gruesome details of how his wife and daughters were killed. many of the jurors who sentenced steven hayes to death also shed tears. we're learning that the jurors kept a picture of all three of them in the room when they deliberated. we're going to talk to some of the jurors. and also to jennifer hawke-petit's sister, cynthia. >> they handled a grueling ordeal with such grace. we'll talk to them. also, as the president
arrived in indonesia, the new congress is figuring out how to tackle the big issues here at home, especially the economy. and whether democrats and republicans can come together on any of those issues. we'll talk to the man who was speaker the last time the republicans took back the house, newt gingrich. and for the first time since his death, we're going to talk to michael jack's children, as they talk to oprah. what they felt about wearing the masks in public. and the one talent we did not know their father had. that's ahead. first, we turn to the carnival cruise ship that's dead in the water off the coast of mex cal. crippled by a fire in the engine room. rob nelson has more on this. >> two tugboats are racing down the coast of baja, california, to rescue more than 4,000 who are now stranded at sea. on its website, "the carnival splendor" seem likes the lap of luxury. decadent dining, spas, even a movie theater.
but this morning, the passengers and crew onboard are facing much rougher waters. no phones or air conditioning. inoperable toilets. no hot food. and much of the ship without working lights. the trouble began monday morning, 55 miles west of mexico, on the first leg of a seven-day cruise. >> carnival reported there was a fire in one of their generators. >> reporter: no one was injured in the blaze. but now, the ship is adrift, awaiting coast guard rescue. >> there are two ocean-going tugs that are in route to the cruise ship. >> reporter: at least three passengers have suffered panic attacks. a dream vacation they'd rather forget. and the coast guard tells us that once the tugboats do reach the ship, it could take two more days before "the carnival splendor" finally reaches port in mexico. carnival is offering customers a
full refund and a free cruise down the road. they earned it. >> certainly. >> that's the least they could do. thanks, rob. now, to the president's trip. he's finally made it to indonesia, where his mother took him to live as a young boy. it hasn't been easy getting back there. two previously scheduled trips were canceled. and jake tapper reports that there may be trouble getting out, too. jake? >> reporter: george, president obama touched down just a few hours ago. and white house officials are saying because of the volcanic ash complicating travel, this trip that's been postponed before and is only scheduled for 24 hours, may have a more hours shaved off of it. the volcanic ash may cut the trip to indonesia even shorter. he was welcomed at the state palace in jakarta today. and he met with the president of indonesia. tomorrow, mr. obama will deliver a major speech to indonesians, a country with more muslims than any other country. 13% of the world's 1.6 billion
muslims are here. approximately 203 million. the speech will touch on many of the same themes from his cairo speech, praising indonesia as a positive example for the muslim world. >> i thought firsthand as a child on indonesia, where devout christians worshiped freely in an ohm overwhelmingly muslim country. >> reporter: his mother married a man in indonesia. this exotic period of his life is one some opponents has tried to use against him. even once giving reports that he attended a muslim madrassa. he writes about it in "dreams of my father." indonesiaens have jumped on the obama train. a statue of little barry, now stands at one of the elementary schools the president attended. and a writer and filmmaker has
written the world's longest book about obama and made a movie about the president's childhood here called "little obama." earlier this year, duke university class published -- >> that was like "the karate kid" these to indonesia. >> it did, george. we're going to turn to the death verdict handed down in the connecticut murder case. andrea canning has been following this emotional story for us. >> reporter: after four days of an intense and divided jury deliberation -- >> i felt so terrible. i didn't know if i wanted to cry or just die. so, i stopped to interpret any knock on the door. >> reporter: and three, long years after waiting, have william petit finally watched the man who killed his wife and two daughters receive the ultimate punishment. >> it's a hole with jagged edges. and over time, the edges may smooth out a little bit. but the hole in your heart and
the hole in your soul, it's still there. >> reporter: steven hayes and his alleged accomplice, who has yet to go on trial, are accused of beating petit unconscious, while his wife went to draw $15,000. his family endured sexual assault, before their home was set on fire. >> michaela was an 11-year-old little girl. you know? tortured and killed, in her own bedroom. you know? surrounded by stuffed animals. hayley had a great future. >> reporter: and while the family still doesn't have closure, they thank the jury for doing the right thing. >> i can't say enough how badly i feel for them they got thrust into this because of two people's decisions to destroy life like that. >> reporter: for "good morning america," andrea canning, abc news. joining us now, six of the
jurors in the petit murder case. thank you all very, very much for being with us this morning. and i know many of you had an opportunity to be with the petit family after the verdict. what was that like? >> that was probably the toughest moment for me, when it came to keeping the waterworks from starting. seeing the doctor and meeting with his mother. they made arrangements for us to go down to the basement rooms of the courthouse. it was unbelievable. here's a man that lost his wife and two daughters and still has the strength to go to that court. i hope i could demonstrate that level of strength. >> and they were thanking you. >> yes, they were.
>> yeah. >> we didn't understand why they were thanking us. we followed the letter of the law. we did what we thought was kroept. it was a tough decision. we were there for a couple of days. after everything he's been through. >> they were thanking you, because of what you had witnessed. the pictures. the testimony. jennifer, how difficult was it in that room? in deliberating? tell us the emotion and the atmosphere. >> it was tough. we all had different opinions. but we worked it out. everybody was very respectful to each other. never shouting. never, you know -- we talked it out. it took us 2 1/2 days to answer the one most important question.
>> you asked the judge a couple times. >> we wanted to make sure we got it right. >> you all knew you had a job to do. >> diane, i understand there was a picture in the room. >> we kept a picture, i say the girls. the mom and the two girls, to bring, you know, the family, the petit family, the girls who were victims, and as a reminder that we were looking at the law. we had to make decisions within the law. but the family was in front of us. reminding us what we were doing and why we were there. >> the emotion that you all must have felt, but knowing, as you all have said. you had to take yourself out of that. how were you able to do that? >> it's hard. it was very hard. we wanted to do what was right for everyone involved. the petit family, the hayes
family, they're innocent, as well. having the pictures and the testimony, having it in our heads, it's hard not to be personalized. it's hard. >> i imagine you all came together. and you were the foreperson for the guilt/innocence phase of the trial. how did you all help each other? >> i think there's almost no way to describe the group dynamics that we had. it's not like anything i've ever experienced. the group really has become like a family. we know more about each other now than we ever would going into this. it's drawn us much closer. there's a really deep spiritual element within this group that really is what got us through it. you know, we're just supportive. i mean, there were a lot of very
emotional times when people would break down. but we all kind of rallied around each other. we based our decisions on facts. we were able to keep pushing those emotions out and get down to what the law required us to do. and that's how we ended up with our verdict. >> and the fact that it was a death penalty case brought more attention. and i know that you all had your own opinions going in. and, herb, you said yours changed somewhat. how? >> well, i think going in, i don't think any one of us -- it's not just me. i don't think any one of us really felt that we were in a position to judge the taking of another person's life. but part of my rationale was, our founding fathers gave us this tool. and if this wasn't the case to use this tool on, then we never really did ever have a case. the level of the heinous aspect of what was done is just so over
the top that the death penalty is really the only thing left to do >> unimaginable what they must have lived through, especially the girls, for me. because they were alive when the fire was started. and just to think about that. about these beautiful children. and hayley was such a fighter. she actually got freed but didn't make it. it was very, very hard. very, very hard. >> paula and all, thank you very much. i see you're wearing your pins for the petit foundation and showing your support to the family. as the judge said, you all did a remarkable, remarkable job. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> thank you for having us. >> you're welcome. george? >> they did their duty. and the whole ordeal was grueling for dr. petit and other family members, including jennifer petit's sister, cindy. cindy, you just heard the jurors
there. is there anything you would like to say to them? >> i would like to thank them for their long, hard hours. i know it was pretty grueling. they looked at a lot of horrific photographs and a lot of really hard things to see. >> you, of course, had to relive all of that, as well. what was your reaction when you first heard the verdict? >> i guess, a huge sense of relief that it was over. i was glad that they came to the decision that they did. i felt if any crime ever called for the death penalty, this one probably did. >> it must have touched you -- >> i guess i feel justice was served. >> it must have touched you to hear that the jurors kept your sister's picture and picture of your nieces before them every
moment during their deliberations to keep in mind exactly what their duty was. >> i think that's a great idea. i feel like i have done the same thing. i try to look at their pictures when i speak to people. and i remember the good and the love that radiated from all of them. >> and as horrible as those final moments were, you comfort yourself with another vision, right? >> i do. i imagine at the very end of my sister and her daughter's lives, that my sister probably, in the course of being strangled, i just imagine her kind of leaving her body and floating up the steps to hayley first and saying, hayley, come with me. let go of this life. we're going to go to another. and then, her taking hayley and going to michaela's room.
and saying, michaela, let go of this. this is not the world we need to stay and live in. please come with us. we're going to be with god. >> i know you spent an awful lot of time at the trial. and i was especially struck by a moment you've talked about. you actually had one moment, went up to steven hayes' brother. matthew, also attended the trial. what did you say to him? >> i reached my hand out. and i just said, i think you're doing a really good job at being the best brother you can be. i think he was there for his brother and for himself, as i was there for my sister. and i feel like it was a huge part of his conscience, telling him what he needed to do. and i really respected him for that. >> that must have been so difficult to do. >> honestly, the kind of people that we are, we always reach out
to others. and it wasn't a difficult thing for me to do. but it seemed odd to a lot of people i spoke to. >> dr. petit has been so stoic through all this and so eloquent yesterday. what can you tell us about how he is handling all this? how he's doing now. >> billy is one of the strongest men i've ever met in my life. i think he's doing a fantastic job of carrying on the girls' names and their memories. and trying to live out, in his life, what they were all about. i really respect him for doing that and the way he's doing it. i am so happy about him setting up the petit family foundation and all that they've done to carry on the good and the love and the uplifting people that they were. >> well, thank you for all you've done, as well.
i'm glad you've been able to find at least some comfort in this verdict. and thanks for coming out this morning. >> thank you. >> well, they've been through so much. >> and the way she described her sister and the two daughters, was so eloquent. >> so eloquent. and glad she's able to get a little comfort imagining that. juju, time for the news. >> thanks, george and robin. we're going to turn to the economy and jobs. at least one encouraging sign. retailers hired three-times more workers last month than they did last october, as they gear up for the holiday season. if this trend continues, it could be the best year since 2006. well, the government is putting new restrictions on cargo entering the u.s., following last month's failed bomb plot. cargo from yemen and somalia is banned. printer cartridges won't be allowed. and mail packages will be screened individually, unless
coming from an established shipping company. haiti's cholera epidemic has spread to the capital port-au-prince. its suspected cases will mean up to 3 million people are at risk for the waterborne disease. now, we're learning about the player behind this football fake in texas. everybody's been talking about it. it starts with the quarterback for driscol middle school. he looks confused. then, he takes the ball from the center and strolls across the line of scrimmage. and is running to the end zone. he faked it all. and told everyone, by telling the referee, they got five extra penalty yards. more than 2 million people have watched it on youtube since sunday. that's the news at 7:19. >> i tried that in fourth grade. >> did it work? it was a bummer. they missed the point-after. so, the game ended in a 6-6 tie. oh. to the end zone. run it out. run it out. oh, my goodness. look at him trying his little heart out to catch him. >> run, baby, run. >> that's something else.
juju, thanks so much. you liked that, didn't you, sam? >> that's worst a look. good morning, everybody. let's starts with the departing nor'easter. the weather gets nicer behind it. there's rain for maine and coastal massachusetts. the skies are drier. there's a gusty wind, up to 20, 25 miles per hour around the coast. still chilly today. here's where it's not chilly. kansas city, 72. nashville, 72. there's one more day of warm air in that area. some of us at "gma" will be there tomorrow morning to enjoy it. it is bright and sunny this
morning like yesterday but noticeably warmer. yesterday we had a few upper 20's. right now, we are mostly in the low 40's. our forecast for today calls for similar to yesterday, sunday and right near 60 but not as gusty. it is pretty straightforward for th coming up next half hour, we'll talk about this system in the northwest that will change a lot of weather patterns across the country, including the little first snow, ice, maybe rain mixed in, in a good part of utah. we'll talk about that system and the cold air that follows across the country. >> it's coming this way, isn't
it? >> yes. >> get ready. >> that's right. coming up, michael jackson's children, their first interview since his death. what was he really like as a father? why the kids war masks. plus, charlie sheen talking for the first time since his night in new york that made headlines all around the country. he says it wasn't that big a deal. other man in bathroom: really? vo: it's time for a phone... son: really? wife: really? vo: ...to save us from our phones. vo: new windows phone. designed to get you in, and out, and back to life. get yours at at&t. we get double miles on every purchase. echo! so we earned a trip to the grand canyon twice as fast. uhoh. we get double miles every time we use our card. i'll take these.
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tuesday, november 9. good morning, and scott thuman with your local news update. we begin by checking on the morning commute with lisa baden we are saturated this morning with a volume on 270, 66, 95 in virginia. there are plenty of fender benders but nothing major on the roadway. i will take you to the geico camera of the picture on the outer loop at university boulevard. that drop was blocking bowling but it is on the shoulder and the damage is done with the pace of college park. we will take you to 395 northbound leaving the belt way here in landmark, past the pentagon, lining up to make it to the exit and across the 14th street bridge. it is slow traffic but look at that sunshine. get used to it, we will have it all weekend into the weekend. we have very tranquil conditions. luckily we have read last week
because we have a very dry weather pattern for the foreseeable future. martinsburg is 36 degrees but we are still warmer than yesterday. mostly sunny today, not as breezy as yesterday, high temperature of around 60 degrees. it is a little bit cooler in outlying areas. in the news this morning, metro was a bear problems with escalators one month before a serious accident at the l'enfant plaza metro station. the transit agency received the results of an independent audit on september 30 but the information was not made public or shared with metro's board. we will be back with another update at 7:56. for continuous news coverage, tune in to tbd news on news channel 8.
just finished the show. and about it. back to work. everything's good. >> no big deal. charlie sheen tells his side of the story about that wild night in new york. he rolls down the window and says, chill out, everyone. >> it's all good. >> it's all good. good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. >> i'm robin roberts. george, you're heading to the hot zone today. spending his day surrounded by molten steel at 3,000 degrees. it's the latest in our series "work with me." >> real work. >> did you get your hands dirty.
>> i left the tie off. put the gloves on. >> we can't wait to see how that happens. first, michael jackson's children, opening up to oprah. talking about their famous father for the first time since his death. it's a rare glimpse at these children who have spent most of their young lives shielded from the outside world. and juju is here with what they had to say. it ee's riveting. >> it is. it's unique access that oprah got. she got new insights into michael's parenting and his kids' resilience since his death. she asked them what many ask young people, what do you want to be when you grow up? 13-year-old prince says he wants to produce and direct. 12-year-old paris, aspires to be an actress. >> i do improv. >> do you? where? >> i used to do it with my dad. >> reporter: and they're now sharing favorite memories with their very famous dad. >> we used to get up early and
walk the beach. >> when you were in bahrain. >> kind of feel like no one understands what a good father he was. i would say he was the best cook ever. >> what can he cook? >> made the best french toast in the world. >> what do you miss the most? >> everything. >> everything. >> reporter: since gaining custody last year, katherine jackson received $60,000 a month for child support and is helping the children adjust to their new home in encino, surrounded by lots of jackson cousins. they're being seen more in public. prince out with friends. the kids taking up karate. and on vacation earlier this year in hawaii. prince and paris, who were homeschooled, asked their grandmother to enroll them in regular school, an experience paris said made her nervous. >> they said, who is new, raise your hands. and a lot of kids raised their hands. >> then you feel better. did you feel better? >> yeah. >> reporter: it's a world so
different than the one they've known. a world dictated by their father's fame. going to extremes, like wearing veils in public. they say now, they understand why. >> if we went out without our dad, nobody would recognize us. >> reporter: and 16 months after michael's death, the children have lifted the veil, ever so slightly. standing in for their dad at this year's grammys. >> through all his songs, his message was simple. love. we will continue to spread his message and help the world. >> we didn't hear much from 8-year-old blanket, who is known to be very, very shy. he only answered yes to the question, are you still home-schooled. but his grandmother katherine, elaborated, saying he chose not to go to school with his siblings. but he may join them in the fall. >> his siblings are loving it. >> and who knew? michael jackson could cook. >> yeah. >> the older kids are poised. now, charlie sheen is
breaking his silence about the wild night at new york's plaza hotel. tv's highest-paid star, telling his side of what happened, to "extra." jeremy hubbard has the details. >> finished the show. about it. back to work. everything's good. >> reporter: a chipper, upbeat charlie sheen, is downplaying the allegedly drunken, naked, hotel room-trashing tirade that landed him in the hospital and in the headlines. >> it is what it is. a good has one bad night. everybody goes insane and panics. i'm not panicking. >> reporter: sheen told the tv show "extra" he's doing great, two weeks after police were called to new york's famous plaza hotel, where they discovered him, quote, naked and highly-intoxicated. tmz shows the hotel suite where he allegedly had an outburst, where he thought his porn star companion stole his watch. >> what is going on with the watch? >> it's still missing.
if you have expensive tastes, you have to be prepared for expensive losses. >> reporter: last thursday, he filed for divorce from his wife brooke mueller. he pled guilty in august to misdemeanor assault in exchange for probation and rehab. in the court of public opinion, he's fairing better than you might think. >> what people should be excited about is tonight's episode of "two and a half men." >> reporter: rates of "two and a half men" are up 7%, since his trouble surfaced. proof that even bad publicity is good. >> see you soon. >> reporter: for "good morning america," jeremy hubbard, abc news, new york. >> what does he make? >> $4.8 million an episode. >> that's why he's smiling. >> i think so. sam? >> got nothing. don't know where to go with that. nothing. can't even afford the plaza. let's get to the board. we have one or two things going on this morning we want to show you. we're going to start with idaho.
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we're back at 7:40. while president obama is in asia, secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of defense, robert gates, were in australia for meetings with their counterparts there. "nightline" co-anchor, cynthia mcfadden, is here with a rare glimpse of each. and how each feels about their job. just getting back. >> it's been quite an odyssey, robin. at midnight, on friday, we took off at andrews air force base, with secretary gates.
and we're back on the ground with secretary clinton. while those who have held their offices have historically have poor relations, these two have forged a powerful alliance. they agreed to sit down for an exclusive joint interview. their first ever outside of the u.s. you say you're not going to stay on for more than another year, secretary gates. any thoughts about who might do a good job? >> we're hoping that timeline keeps moving further and further on. we came in together. we should go out together. >> reporter: could she do your job? >> sure. >> wait a minute. it's not fair. first of all, we want bob to stay. i don't want him on national television, talking about somebody else doing his job. >> i will say this. i think that one of the great strengths that hillary brings to the job of secretary of state, is as spokesperson for the
united states around the world. that's not the role of the secretary of defense. >> reporter: if the president asked you to serve as secretary of defense? >> i have made it clear i love the job that i have. >> reporter: he asked you whether she could -- you can't blame a girl for asking. >> hello, everybody. >> reporter: although she says she's completely happy with her current job, when we sat down with her alone, she opened up over her disappointment over last week's midterm elections, which took place when she was half a world away. >> what happened? >> reporter: the democrats really took a licking. >> yeah. i'm very, very sorry about that. but i was very sad to see a lot of good people turned out of congress for doing the right thing. >> reporter: well, you lived through it. >> i did. 1994. >> reporter: lots of headlines about it, questioning whether or not president obama can pivot
the way your husband was able to. what do you think? can obama pull a clinton? >> well, i think he can. showed, clearly, the leadership that the country expects from him and which he is providing. >> reporter: your husband moved toward the middle. >> i think that is the conventional wisdom. but i don't think that bill changed his principles or changed his objectives, or really reversed course in any way. >> reporter: have you talked to mr. boehner? >> i have a call into him. i haven't talked to him yet. >> reporter: you're going to work with him, though? >> absolutely. i know him. i was in the senate when he was in the congress. >> reporter: the election heard around the world. we talked about a wide range of topics from afghanistan and pakistan to don't ask, don't tell, which will be in my full report on "nightline" tonight. >> welcome back. you can see cynthia's whole report tonight on "nightline." after your local news. thanks, cynthia. george? >> okay, robin. we're going to talk to another man who lived through
1994. he's fox news contributor, newt gingrich, also author of a new book "valley forge." you were elected speaker after the 1994 election. let me put the question to you that cynthia put to secretary clinton. can obama pull a clinton? >> as you know, the president of the united states has enormous capacity to rebuild himself, to shift policies, if he wants to. i think the challenge for obama, and i'd be curious your reaction to this. i think he needs to back off and take a good bit of november and december and really think about what's happened. this is a guy that's been on a steady run from state senator to u.s. senate, to presidential nominee to presidency. and he now had his first really big defeat. and i think -- >> because it was a retreat in some ways. >> when we did a movie on reagan. we found that he spent one year out of eight at the ranch. he went back regularly. he thought. he got distance and a
perspective. and i think it allowed him to be one of the most balanced presidents in modern times. >> what about hillary of secretary of defense, in the shakeup? >> if she would take it, she would be great. i served with her. she is knowledgeable. she's tough. i think she would be a very aggressive defender of the military, in terms of what it needs, its budgets and its concerns. i'm not sure she would have quite as much fun. i think she is probably having a better time being secretary of state. >> the overwhelming issue in the midterms, still the economy. on most people's minds right now. there's a big debate on what to do to get economic growth again. we saw fed chairman ben bernanke saying she was going to buy up about $600 billion of bonds. you have russia, china, germany coming out against it. and yesterday, sarah palin weighed in. want to read you. she wrote online. it's time for chairman bernanke to cease and desist. we don't want temporary,
artificial economic growth, bought at the expense of higher inflation, which will erode the value of our incomes and saves. who is right here? >> i think it's interesting that governor palin and the germans are on the same side. >> what's interesting about that? >> you don't normally associate the most sophisticated european economy and the governor of alaska. and i think there's a kernel of wisdom there. americans would do good to study what germany has done. they have the lowest unemployment rate in 18 years. they can compete with china. they've had a conscious policy of building up their manufacturing capability. they're a high-class country. they didn't do it by cheap labor. there's a lot to learn from there. and i would say that bernanke's fundamentally wrong. he's fundmentally misreading the economy. >> no structural problem in the economy right now? >> the -- there's not things the
fed can deal with. they're not cash problems. the biggest thing is that small business deeply distrusts the tax increase. and deeply distrusts the obama administration. small businesses tell me, as i go around the country, they're not going to hire anybody because they don't know what this government's going to do next. when the democrats left congress without having passed a tax bill, they guaranteed that no company in america, no investor in america, has a clue on january 1st, what their taxes are. when you don't create jobs, and pouring out more paper money, increasing the risk of inflation, is not a clever way of trying to solve that. >> struck by the topic of your book, "valley forge." that was what president obama chose to draw from in his inaugural address. do you think you drew the same from the experience? >> he seemed confused when he was talking about american exceptionalism. washington is at the heart of
the american exceptionalism. we think there's a tremendous lesson to learn how washington took the rejection of the british, which was the declaration of independence, and created the replacement of british military power with a modern, american army, which was an extraordinary achievement. and all of us stand on washington's shoulders. you can't imagine america without george washington. >> just about out of time. did the election results bring you closer to running for the seat once held by george washington? >> we will come back in late february and maybe chat with you. the fact we're doing book signings in iowa the next week, has nothing to do with it. >> he says with a twinkle in his eye. you're welcome back anytime. you can read an excerpt from newt gingrich's book "valley forge," at abcnews.com/gma. coming up, the latest in the dramatic testimony in the elizabeth smart trial.
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning, it is 7:56 on this tuesday, november 9. i am scott thuman with your local news update. let's check on the road with lisa baden. and hearing about a crash northbound on the george washington parkway closed to spout run. it is with the slow out of the district going west on 66 into
false courage -- falls church. 95 and i-395 has plenty of your neighbors hitting the road. delays begin in dale city on 95 up to the pentagon. we will show you a camera of traffic in maryland with outer loop delay is from the ikea around to holy cross hospital. bright sunshine again today but not as breezy as yesterday day and not quite as cool to start our dead. ay. temperatures are ranging in the 40's and we are in the mid-40's now. manassas is up to 51 degrees. the forecast for today will be mostly sunny skies and north wins will be like for them yesterday at 5-50 miles per hour. i think we will below 60's downtown.
pretty cut and dry forecast, mostly sunny, near 60 through the weekend and into next week. officers will be out in force today pushing for a safer streets. arlington police will be at a busy intersection in roslyn as part of the fal street smart campaign for it comes after several deadly pedestrian accidents including one on the beltway in college park just last night. we will be back at 8:27. for continuous news coverage, tune in to tbd news on news channel 8.
♪ work with me work, work ♪ ♪ work with me work, work ♪ ♪ work with me work, work ♪ it's my turn, this morning. it was so much fun. i went out to ohio, near toledo, to the steel mill. i was invited by bob bruner. you'll meet him in a little bit. you see the heat and the power of steel. you can feel that from hundreds of feet away. even more impressive was what i learned about teamwork in that
steel mill. bob will tell us about it, ahead as part of our "work with me" series. it is time. it is health care benefits enrollment time. if you're thinking of checking the box, same as last year, stop right there. costs are going up. and mellody hobson tells us how to keep yours under control. the costs under control. >> there's a lot of changes this year. stay tuned for this segment. also, our last half hour, audrey hepburn. >> timeless. >> now, her family has gotten a collection of her photographs. >> admired her style. and the queen of country music. reba. reba mcentire rules our fall concert series. that's our last half hour. let's begin with news. the elizabeth smart kidnapping trial is back in session this week. it began with two hours of dramatic testimony from smart
herself. mike von fremd has the latest from salt lake city. as smart relived her time in captivity, we got a real sense of just how harrowing it was. >> reporter: yes, we did, george. it is harrowing and shocking, what elizabeth smart said happened to her as a child. what we see on the stand, is a strong survivor, a woman not afraid of the man who is accused of kidnapping her. she is now 23 years old. graceful, telling her horrific experience. elizabeth smart was 14, reading the look, quadrillion ella enchanted," when a strange man snuck into her bed. he told her, i have a knife to your neck. don't make a sound. get out of bed and come with me. or i will kill you and your family. his name is brian david mitchell. the family had helped him out, by giving him work as a
handyman. elizabeth says he forced her from home to a makeshift campsite, he kept with his wife, wanda barzee. elizabeth says she was raped at least once a day. and held captive like an animal, with chains tethered to her ankles. and forced to watch brian mitchell and his wife, wanda. i was forced to go into the tent and watch them have sexual intercourse. elizabeth says she was so close to her home, she would hear rescue crews trying to save her. i remember hearing my name being called. and i remember him immediately becoming very, very tense. and i remember him telling me, if i cried out, he would duct tape my mouth shut. and anybody that came into the camp would be killed. her family says it was a miracle she was rescued nine months later. >> the prayers of the world have brought elizabeth home. >> reporter: now, brian mitchell
is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity. if convicted, with the help of elizabeth's strong testimony, mitchell could be sent to prison for life. george? >> thanks so much. it's a miracle she's so healthy and happy now. >> it is. let's go to juju chang for the rest of the morning's news. >> good morning. chilling testimony. we're going to turn to more news head lines. more than 3,000 passengers aboard a carnival cruise ship that's adrift at sea this morning, after a fire broke out in the engine room. no one was hurt. and the fire is out. but passengers were left with no phones, no air conditioning, no hot food and limited toilet use. the ship was headed from long beach, california, and mexico. and tugboats were racing to bring the ship back to port. a family tragedy in florida overnight. five children, ages 6 to 15, were killed when a fire spread through their home north of orlando. a faulty space heater may be to blame. president obama has finally
arrived in his boyhood home in indonesia after previous trips were canceled. he is there for america to interact more effective by with muslim countries. the president's trip may have to be cut short because of ash from an indonesian volcano. can you get fired for bad-mouthing your boss online. a company criticized her supervisor on facebook. the company says she violated policy. but the labor board says the law protects an employee's right to discuss working conditions, even if an employee isn't in a union. a judge hears the case next month. now, diane sawyer has a sneak peek of what they're prepping for tonight's "world news." diane? >> good morning, juju. tonight on "world news," we have an abc news investigation. something we've not seen before. a number of passengers with a secret, keeping it even from their congregation. a secret at the center of their souls. probably not what everyone is thinking. we'll give you the answer tonight on "world news."
see you then. >> that's the news at 8:05. time for weather with sam champion, at the disney store with special friends. right, sam? >> i am, indeed. talk about your exclusive bookings. i have mickey mouse, minnie mouse, lightning mcqueen and every princess around the planet. give the princess wave. and mickey and minnie, what's the wave? more energetic. we're in front of the brand-new, the crown jewel of disney stores behind us. look at this thing. the six-story-high screen is l.e.d. times square is a magical place. add the highest-def screen right there. and it will open at 1:00. we'll introduce you to the folks that have the key to open the door. we'll be able to show you more about it. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want to talk about. we'll start with what happens in
the northeast. do you feel cool? our princesses have their coats on. nemo's bundled up here. we're going to stay on the cool side. the warmer air in the middle of the country never gets to new england. that high blocks it. looking at the big board. the brand-new storm system works into the west. portland comes in about 45. and some will change to a good hit of s temperatures are in the 40's. we are warming up nicely and we will be near 60 this afternoon. number wednesday at 5-13 miles per hour. it got pretty gusty yesterday but today not so much. a lot of sunshine for the rest of this week. sonny, high temperatures near 60, through the week, into the weekend and even early next
it's a pretty special day when you get mickey, minnie, lightning and every princess for a store opening. >> a very tough booking you had there. we asked everyone to tell us about your jobs. and you sent us thousands of e-mails, challenging us to work with me "gma." we went to different parts of the country, meeting people who know what it's like to work hard. bianna did a double-shift on sunday. and juju, glad you introduced us to the two sisters. one's a police officers. and the other a firefighter. now, it's george's time. >> i went to a steel mill outside of toledo. i wanted to go for a number of reasons. i grew up in ohio. and the steel industry has been so important to this country. every job in the steel industry creates seven more. but they've been hit hard by the recession. what's most impressive about this company and the spirit that
bob bruner, who we're going to meet in his essay, is the way the whole team came together during the tough times so they could really thrive. take a look. >> close your eyes and imagine. steel has been melted in a fur chas to bright, you can't look at it or it will briand you. so hot, the steel appears liquid as water. >> reporter: it was the poetry that grabbed me. the way bob bruner described his work, making steel like an art. that's what drew me to dalton, ohio. where suddenly, i find myself standing too close to molten steel, burning at 3,000 degrees. i'm here at the north star bluescopes steel mill. his lyrical description of
steelmaking wasn't just to lure me out here. bob is a true believer. >> it's a beautiful process. >> reporter: an intense one, too. bob works 12-hour shifts, overnight hours. all of which can make things tough for his wife and daughter at home. >> they call us north starred by dose. he works long hours. >> reporter: that's when times are good. two years ago, the recession hit north star hard. bob's hours were cut. overtime and bonuses disappeared. >> we almost lost the house. that was really scary. >> things are pretty rough right now. we're going paycheck-to-paycheck. >> reporter: even during the hard times, it's clear how much bob loves his work. he says every day brings a new challenge. so, i came to see for myself. what did you want us to see in particular? >> i wanted you to see everybody that we work with. i mean, to me, the team is everything. >> reporter: you carry that philosophy of teamwork through everything that you do. even during the tough times. you got hit pretty hard in 2008.
and all of you decided to voluntarily give up the shifts so everyone can stay on the job? >> we all took some time off. and did it on a voluntary basis. i mean, we're all together. we hurt together. we do good together. we have 340 people that work for this plant. and we're making over 2 million tons of steel a year. >> reporter: let's get suited up. the inside of the steel mill is a whole other world. workers dress like moonmen. machinery so massive, it looks like an erector set for giants. but before i get inside, i can hear the furnace and feel its power. is that what the vibration is? >> yes. >> reporter: bob's main work comes at the end of the steelmaking process. so, i began my work day with some of his teammates. truly awesome. down on the furnace floor, the
heat and the roar is truly stunning. my whole body is vibrating. the molten steel goes into a ladle. you can really feel it. the heat is a wave, even hundreds of feet away. it's like turning a volcano upside down. and as the ribbons of steel come zipping through the finishing belt, they can be going 30 miles per hour. whoa. smooth and fast. >> it's moving pretty good. >> reporter: finally, we head on down to bob's area, where the steel is spooled into massive coils. >> you look at this camera here, exiting the mill. now, it's going to be here about now. >> reporter: there you go. >> would you like to send this one home? >> reporter: sure. >> hit the reverse button, slightly. it will take the tail against that side. >> reporter: there we go. >> and it's into the water.
>> reporter: tell me about the kind of day you go home and say, you won't believe what happened today? >> yes, we have those days. my wife is very good at helping me decompress a lot of days. and i'm very exhausted when i get home. >> reporter: dozens of coils a day, thousands of tons a week. the last part of the job is making sure they're perfect. i help cut off a sample. then, we take a look. >> we're looking for bruises. this is pretty good overall. this is looking very good overall. >> reporter: quality control is critical, especially for an industry still fighting its way back. >> we'll come out the other end of it. things fluctuate still. couple of years, hopefully, we'll see it will be much better than what it's been. >> reporter: whoa. it's moving fast. there we go. seemed like a good day for me.
was it a good day for you? >> it was an excellent day for me. >> and bob and his wife, dorothy, join us now. thank you so much for bringing us there. >> you're welcome. thank you for coming out. >> we were struck by your essay. as i said in the piece, it really was poetry. i only found out afterwards, you had some help. you made him go back and write it over? >> yes. i did. it wasn't like it was supposed to be. so, i told him how to do it. >> she checks my work all the time. >> and yet, it's from the heart. that's true sentiment that you feel. >> it is from the heart. it is a beautiful process. sometimes it takes being right next to something like that to really see how beautiful it can be. >> it was so fun to see you guys watching that again. every day, you look at him and say, wow. that's beautiful. >> it is. i've only been there once for a tour. and that was truly incredible. i mean, to be up close and personal, as you can imagine.
you know. but, yeah. just watching it, it's poetry in motion. you know? it's just amazing. >> it is, dorothy. and, bob, i know you take great pride. nothing goes to waste. >> nothing goes to waste at our plant. everything -- if something's wrong with the steel, it goes into the other -- we melt it again. and we recycle just about everything we can get our hands on, from cardboard, to batteries, to lights. >> it was so great to me. what's so heartening is you don't leave anybody behind. you all came together, when you got hit so hard. >> yes. we have the greatest team, as far as i'm concerned, in the steel industry. it's kind of like i had an opportunity to get into this company. and now, i'm in the super bowl. but i'm in the super bowl with the greatest team there ever was. we've done it over and over. we're doing it again this year. we work together amazingly well. >> we'll put you to work in a little bit. >> oh. >> you saw super bowl.
are you automatically for the steelers? i know that you're from ohio. >> we're from ohio. but we're cheeseheads. >> go, packers. >> wow. >> put them to work later, george. and to see the essay that robert submitted to our "work with me" contest, go to abcnews.com/gma. like you said, it was beautiful. and i get to go to work. also, we've got the disney store that is opening up. >> opens today. >> we'll be talking about that and so much more. and why this could be the most important year than ever to pay close attention to your health care benefits. we have a lot coming up. hey, parker, want to race home? bet i could beat you there.
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it's health benefits enrollment time for many workers. if you're the kind of person that usually checks offer same plan as last year, listen up. experts say it's more important than ever to look at your policy, as there are changes and costs are going up. this morning's "america's money," our financial expert, mellody hobson, is here to help you keep up with the changes and
keep the costs down. this is really important right now, especially in the wake of health care reform last year. what are the three, top things people need to look for right now. >> the first thing that people do, they see that their plan is going up. and they pick the one that has the lowest cost. not necessarily the best idea. this might work if you're young, you're in really good health and you don't have to use medical services very often. but if you're the kind of person that has to go to the doctor, or have children that have to go regularly, you can spend more in the visits than you pay in premiums. don't just look at the lowest premium. that's very important. next, consider the coverage you're getting. most plans give you 80% coverage. so, you know, you pay the 20% out of cost. you want to think about the coverage and say, maybe i want a higher premium to get more coverage. if you know you've been putting off a hip surgery or a knee surgery and you've got to go and have some surgery, it may be
cheaper to pay the higher premium and ultimately have more coverage. and last but not least, be mindful of the prescription drugs you take. we've gone away where you pay one, flat fee for your co-pay for your prescription drugs. and we're seeing a sliding scale. 10% for one drug. 30% for another. i'd check out what drugs i take. and ask the insurance company, what do you cover? and i'd know that before i picked which plan i was going to take, which option. >> that makes a lot of sense. one of the most popular feature of the health reform law, is that adult children, up to age 26, can sign on to their parents' health care policies. but that's not necessarily the best option for everyone. >> that's right. this is a big deal. you can be married and on your parents' policy. you can be financially independent and be on your parents' policy. and you can be in school up to age 26. what you want to do is know what your plan does as it relates to
kids. specifically, does your company have a family plan? or for each child, does it cost more? if that's the case, you may want to check with your spouse's plan and see how do they cover kids? last but not least, the other option may be an independent plan for your child. again, young people, the premiums are typically pretty low. >> we're just about out of time. you have information about flexible spending accounts. that's on our website at abcnews.com/gma. and people have to check it out. >> that's right. when we come back, there's rare photographs of a hollywood treasure. take a look at audrey hepburn. the season begins when the lights go up. around the house, and around the trees, sparkling strands of lights wrap everything in a beautiful glow...
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♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] every day thousands of people are switching from tylenol® to advil. to learn more and get your special offer, go to takeadvil.com. >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> and good morning everybody. i am alison starling and 8:27 is your time. let's look at traffic and weather. first of all, i want to begin with a camera of 66 traffic. we are heading out of the district court falls church. let's see if we can pull up the camera close to glebe road. it does not seem to be working. there has been a crash on 66 west are you can see the pace of
traffic right now which has been horrible. the crash is near sycamore street. even 110 is affected leaving the district. this is northbound 395 with a normal delay to the pentagon to go into town across the 14th street bridge. in maryland, plenty of traffic lanes are open on the beltway. bright sunshine today but not as gusty as yesterday. get used to this picture because we can replay every decorated will be sunny for the rest of the week and the weekend, 50 degrees currently in winchester. in stafford, 48 degrees. the forecast will call for a lot of sunshine and not as breezy today, high temperatures right around 60. los 60's around the beltway and upper 50's and outlying areas.
>> today. >> number 34. >> yeah. how about that? >> you're also nominated for female vocalist of the year, at the cmas. we'll hear from reba coming up. good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. robin roberts, just across the street, right? the new disney store. >> that's right. it's a brand-new disney store that's opening today. it's our newest neighbor here in times square. we have special, special guests that we'll be talking to, and let everybody know what's going on here, george. >> we cannot wait to see inside that store. also, from "breakfast at tiffanies" to "my fair lady," audrey hepburn was such a star. there's a bunch of photographs that have never been seen before. we're going to be joined by her family. first, it's time to get to work, bob. >> let's get to sam champion.
he has the weather and some lucky guest. sam? >> hey. very nice job. i have to say. by the way, stephanie, brian, aidan and trevor. you're the lucky winners to, for the first time ever, unlock the door to the brand-new disney store. you're holding the key. do you have that under control? >> yep. >> what made you want to enter the contest? >> my mom did it online. and we just got the e-mail back. and i'm so excited that we won. >> well, you're doing an excellent job. i know that key will fit in here pretty well. and you'll be the first person to officially open the door and get into the store. what are you going to look for first? >> i don't know. everything. >> now, you said, he was kind of destined to be a disney kid for a while. what was his first words? >> trevor's favorite movie and first word was nemo, before he said momma. >> congratulations, you guys.
>> he said what? oh. there you go. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on this morning we want to talk about before you hit the door to start the rest of your week. by the way, into the northeast, we're never going to get that warmup pattern that's been going on elsewhere in the country. there's that blocking area of high pressure. we stay on the cool and breezy side, right in the middle of the country, it's gorgeous. chicagoland, enjoy it. today, you get the trickle-in of the cool air from the big system from the northwest. this will bring big, mountain snow. a lot 48 degrees right now in the district. temperatures will slowly warm to 60 degrees this afternoon. we will be in the low 60's downtown sunny and near a 60 the next and all that weather was brought
to you. >> oh, boy. you don't get to open the door. you get to talk to the boss. >> you have mickey mouse. i have the boss. welcome in chief executive officer of the disney company, bob iker. >> it's a brisk day in new york. >> and the two, young boys will be helping later opening the store. you keep that in mind, the kids that are affected by this. >> we do. this store is designed to give kids the best 30 minutes in their day. it has exciting things. imagination, interactivity, to do just that. we're excited about it. >> it is taking it to the next level, bob. i've been in there. it's so interactive. you have a talking, magical mirror, as part of it, too, in the castle. >> girls love disney princesses. they love to dress up like princesses. they stand in front of the
mirror and wave the magic wand. and the mirror transforms them. and boys come in and build their own cars. "cars" popular with boys all over the world. and there's a great theater inside. they can choose their favorite clips from disney movies. there's a lot in there. >> your boys love the "cars" set. >> boys love cars. still do. my boys, as well. it's great to go in there and design your own car. >> this is 1 of 18 stores opening this year. this is the crown jewel. it's kind of fitting that it's here. >> this is one of the most famous store squares in the world. disney and new york city have had a long history. walt disney opened "steamboat
willie," the first movie down the block. "lion king" in 1997. this is a great city. >> and new york appreciates what walt disney has meant to the city. you were talking earlier. you want it to be the best 30 minutes of the kids' day. it's like going into a theme park when you're there. during tough times, you and others have said, what's going on around the country. and parents still want to have something for yotheir kids to enjoy. >> that's very true. people even in tough times, want to be entertained. and sometimes they want to be removed a bit. so to speak. and our theme park area provides that. we're trying to do a little of that in each of our disney stores. when you experience the store, you'll know what i mean. >> traffic is going by. everything is happening. and this is the heartbeat of the city. and to be a part of it, mayor bloomberg will be here a bit later. but it's important that it's here in times square.
>> it is. it is. can't think of a better place. this is my hometown. i'm a little biased when it comes to that. just a great place, new york city. disney and new york. a great heritage. >> if you're here in new york, at one of the hotels come out, we'll be here later. there will be a miniparade taking place. you'll get the real disney experience. >> thank you, robin. >> we'll have more from here. and also, reba mcentire back in the studio. a lot here on "good morning america." come on back. [ female announcer ] why is travel these days
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never-before-seen photos. it's great to have you here. your mom had to be one of the most-photographed women in the entire world. how did you narrow it down to 100? >> it's not easy. we had to choose a system by which we picked the photographs. of course, you immediately tend to want to pick the most glorious, beautiful, perfect photographs. and we soon realized we wanted to choose pictures that told a story. so, they're not all perfectly lit. she doesn't have makeup in all of them. but they all have a sub text and a story. and in the end, create a whole and complete story. >> and many of the photos were actually snapped by your father. >> quite a few. >> tell us about him. >> he was a wonderful photographer. he took few pictures. when he stopped, he was a wonderful photographer, a pretty serious one. so, they all have sort of a very
natural, sort of -- >> playful there. >> very much so. >> did you know your mom was famous? >> i'm fortunate to say that i didn't. when i was a kid, of course, we weren't the kind of hollywood, quote/unquote family. we didn't have a projection room. there was no dvd or vhs. no ipads, unfortunately, for us. once in a while, people would come and see the tv, two black and white channels. that's your mom. that's your mom. it was only with time i realized she was an important star. and with more time, i realized what an impact she's had. and what her legacy truly was. it wasn't just as a beautiful woman and access, an icon of style. i think an icon of inner style. >> what do you mean by that? >> i think people remember her, today, as a whole. and include in that memory, the work she did toward the end of
her life for the uso. >> exactly. and all of the proceeds from this -- >> all of the proceeds from this book -- all of our proceeds go to the fund. >> you didn't know your mom was famous. but you first saw her in "my fair lady." >> that was the first time i remember seeing her at our dear friend's house. she had a projection room. her husband was jerry wahl, famous hollywood mogul. i remember seeing the film on the big screen in beverly hills for the first time. >> what did you think? >> magic. >> your mom didn't always think she seemed or looked so magical. >> she would have been the first one to agree with emma thompson. here she is, number three on the afi list. and one of the few, i think a handful of stars, that has an academy and a tony and, you
know, all of the different awards. so, i guess we saw a lot more than she did. but isn't that the true definition of beauty, when you don't see it yourself? >> and she became inspired in her work for unicef, by visits to the congo. i think we have photos of that, as well. >> i think it was a number of things. her own loss. she was in holland during world war ii. i think the experience on the film in the congo, and then, of course, being in touch with -- or having this wonderful tool, which is an amplifier to what other people are feeling, turned around on her. and became a way for her to feel people suffering. so, on one hand, it was a useful tool. on the other, it made it pretty tough. >> and it was so inspiring to
see her turn her superstardom into something so valuable. she is inspiring another generation. i brought the book home to my 8-year-old last night. she could not put it down. >> i wish i could tell you that i'm a wonderful manager. that we handle her very carefully. but we have experienced a sort of silent transition. more than 50% of our base today are young, teenage girls. i don't know when and how it happened. it happened silently. >> it is still happening. thank you so much for coming in today. "audrey 100" is available in bookstores right now. and when we come back, reba mcentire. ♪
keep that record. reba mcentire is here to sing from her 34th studio album. "all the women i am." ladies and gentlemen, give it up for reba mcentire. "all the women i am." i love the title. and i think of all the things you have done. broadway, your tv show. >> thank you. >> all the number one hits. it's tough being a woman sometimes. >> it is. but this album is talking about and representing all the women i am. it talks about going through divorce, having children, helping your buddies out, finding the right guy in their life, and telling the guy he's treated you bad. it is. all of the songs i'm singing about, are all the women i have been and all the women i am. >> is that a country music song or what? >> write that down. >> i know. write that down. and you did. cmas coming up tomorrow. big awards show. oh, my goodness. you are nominated yet again, for
female artist, vocalist of the year. you've won it four times. are you performing, too? >> yes. ly be performing tomorrow night. looking forward to it. and thank you for being down there with my friends. they love you in nashville. >> it was a lot of fun to bring them into the spotlight. and i have to say, you've been doing this for a little time now. >> a few years. couple. >> and the fact that you are still recognized as one of the all-time greats. and you're keeping up with just all them young ones. it's a tribute to your true talent, reba. >> thank you. i'm having fun with it. i appreciate all the fans letting me do what i do at the level we're doing it. i appreciate it. i never take it for granted. the fans have been with me forever. and i owe so much to them. >> i'm telling you. all of them have to keep up with you. you want to hear from reba now? it's the single from her album, "all the women i am," reba
mcentire. >> thank you, robin. ♪ two-timing lies coming out of your mouth ♪ ♪ keeping the mistreating game that you play brought you down ♪ ♪ broke my heart tore it apart ♪ ♪ look who has the last laugh now ♪ ♪ don't you come begging to me on your knees ♪ ♪ begging where you were you can hear me on your radio ♪ ♪ you want to turn me on turn on your stereo ♪ ♪ you can sing along you won't do me wrong ♪
♪ crank it up feel me on the speakers ♪ ♪ you never can touch this is the whole ♪ ♪ you feel the kind of love turn on your radio ♪ ♪ try to call me extra with your fingers ♪ ♪ the only way you're ever going to hear from me ♪ ♪ when you're finished and you are ready ♪ ♪ you can hear me on the radio ♪ ♪ you want to turn me on turn on your stereo ♪ ♪ you can sing along not waiting by the phone ♪ ♪ you can't do me wrong
crank it up ♪ ♪ and hear me on the speakers of your stereo ♪ ♪ when you're feeling kind of low i'll tell you where you can go ♪ ♪ turn on your radio turn on your radio ♪ ♪ turn on your radio ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ you want to hear me turn on your radio ♪ ♪ you want to turn me on turn on your stereo ♪ ♪ you can done me wrong crank it up ♪ ♪ and feel me in the speakers when you're feeling low ♪
pretty good day at work, huh, bob? next to reba mcentire? >> excuse me? >> i think that's a yes. reba will play and do another song. >> love to. >> and i'll head to south carolina to do some work. bob and dorothy, wonderful. reba, it's always great to have you and the band here. >> have a great day, everyone.
>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> and good morning everybody, welcome back, i am alison starling. time for a look at traffic and weather. it has been very busy and the worst of it is in virginia. i want to describe that 270 is improving southbound out of frederick. delays are downstream at leaving father hurley boulevard part of the inner loop delays from old georgetown road will take you to the mormon temple. in and out of baltimore, to 95 and 95, the slow traffic is in laurel. route 4 and route 5 are in good shape and rte. 50 has delays. 95 north and has an accident near 610th and at 123, woodbridge. this is the camera 66 westbound
with delays out of rosslyn and the crash is near sycamore street on the shoulder. bright sunshine outside again today. it will look like this every day the rest of the week ended to the weekend. it is not as gusty today. it is a bit of improvement on yesterday. otherwise, high pressure over head through the weekend into the weekend 47 degrees in hagerstown. the forecast for today will be mostly sunny skies again and that trend will be poured the rest of the weekend into the weekend. high temperatures are 58 degrees-62 degrees by saturday the national park service wants your opinion on plans to improve security at the washington monument. the park service wants to build a security checkpoint that a similar to a visitor center. five different plants have been unveiled an four of them score for end -- call for an underground facility. >> thanks for watching and we will be back at noon. "live with regis and kelly" is up next.
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